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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Do you have a passion for supporting children with special educational needs? Are you patient, empathetic and have a desire of making a positive impact in their lives? We are currently seeking dedicated and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants to join our team in the Hertfordshire area. This is a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates aspiring to a career in education or individuals with previous experience working with SEN individuals in schools or the care industry.

Role and Responsibilities: As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support and assistance to students with Special Educational Needs within our partner school community. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the class teacher and SENCO to implement learning plans for students with SEN.
  • Providing one-to-one or small group support to students during lessons, helping them to access the curriculum and achieve their learning objectives.
  • Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes students' social, emotional, and academic development.
  • Assisting with classroom activities, including preparing materials and resources to support differentiated learning.
  • Collaborating with other professionals, parents and caregivers to ensure effective communication and holistic support for students with SEN.
  • Monitoring and recording students' progress and achievements and providing feedback to the teaching team.


  • Experience working with students with Special Educational Needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to supporting students' well-being and progress.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, colleagues and families.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the diverse needs of students in a dynamic educational setting.
  • A positive and proactive attitude, with the ability to use your initiative and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reply to this advert with your CV or call Bella on 07700140420 to arrange a chat about this role in more detail. However, if this position is not suitable, please still get in touch we do have other opportunities available. Alternatively, if you know anyone else looking for a role we do offer a referral reward of up to £250.

If you have not heard back from us within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.